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.s. consulate clashing with police. in libya, about 50 people have been arrested in connection with the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that killed four americans, including the u.s. ambassador to libya. the four victims' remains returned to u.s. soil in an emotional ceremony. >> this work and the men and women who risk their lives to do it are at the heart of what makes america great and good. so we will wipe away our tears, stiffen our spines, and face the future undaunted. >> occupy wall street is back. protestors celebrating the movement's one-year anniversary with marches and rallies. activists once again descending on new york's financial district, putting up "people's walls" on streets and in front of financial landmarks. questions still linger about the movement's message, but the underlying theme remains the same -- the economic disparity between the 99% and 1%. for "teen kids news," i'm eric shawn, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> nowadays, girls have all kinds of goals, from astronaut to zookeeper. but as veronique reports, there's another title that many cons
, but these governments are very weak, especially in libya, where the central government barely controls more than the capital, tripoli. >> are you saying this is less about the content of the video at more about power? >> i would think so. people do feel offended, there is no doubt. i think many muslims, especially those living in the west are tired of being addressed, being insulted by people who did not look for a peaceful means of that dialogue, but you are simply trying to provoke. but when we look at the middle east, we have to see the whole region is very volatile. radical creatures seem to be waiting for any pretext in order to instigate public opinion against the west to weaken it democratically elected governments as to say we are really representing popular opinion. they are not. it's only a small minority. the middle-class for instance prefers to stay at home. they do not participate in these demonstrations. most of those who do demonstrate our members of the poor people, the proletariat, those with no future for themselves. >> how can western democracies try to start -- try to strike
of four embassy staff in libya. >> thursday, the libyan government held a ceremony to honor the officials who died at the u.s. consulate in benghazi last week. the white house says it still does not know whether the attack was premeditated or sparked by an islam film made in the u.s.. we will have more on the reaction of religious extremists later on in this half hour. and a serious human rights groups report that 54 people have been killed in an air strike in syria -- >> serious human rights groups report that 54 people have been killed in an air strike in syria -- >> syrian human-rights groups. >> trade unions in india called a one-day strike on thursday and brought the country to a standstill with the message "no to walmart." >> the government has designed reforms aimed at extending the stagnating economy, including opening the market to foreign chains. >> they could begin moving in, posing a threat to the small shops that dot india's landscape. >> the shop has been run by the same family for 70 years. you can buy most essentials here and they deliver. small shops are typical in india
. then take libya, for example. people used to be able to school for free. they were looked after. but then gaddafi had to pay the price for his independent policies. now people there have democracy and chaos. >> this anti-government activist has joined another party. he is a writer, and he lost to lukashenko before. >> we have to do our best to take part, even though the election campaign is unfair. after all, it is preparation for the presidential election in 2013. >> but his supporter wants him to boycott the elections. despite the pressure he is under every day, he will not quit. he wants to keep fighting for democracy here. he hopes that one day more of his compatriots will join him. then the man you just saw in that report has been put back in jail -- >> the man you just saw in that report has been put back in jail. >> just after our report, he and other activists were arrested at an anti-government protests, all sentenced to seven to 12 days in jail. >> in germany, an elderly couple went on trial on friday in frankfurt, charged with carrying out a series of politically moti
of an attack, iran would defend themselves. libya's military has taken control of two powerful militia groups in benghazi. army officers are now in charge of the heavily armed february 17 brigade and another militia. >> the announcement came a day after the libyan military in the capitalof tripoli moved in on paramilitary groups there. a number of groups have operated freely since the overthrow of muammar gaddafi a year ago. the government and military haare capitalizing on the shift in mood. almost two decades of autocratic rule by the president of belarus is set to continue following sunday's parliamentary elections. >> but, according to western observers, the government was returned to power by a poll that was neither free nor fair. the government in minsk has dismi would say voter turnout ws more than 70% total. >> however, opposition leaders are skeptical that so many people turned up at the polls. they have called for a boycott, saying that election officials would make sure that the president remained in power. >> these elections were not competitive from the start. a free election dep
but not in others. >> unlike in syria, the security council did intervene in libya to prevent a bloodbath in benghazi. in march 2011, the ordered in international military operation to protect civilians, the beginning of the end for libyan leader muammar gaddafi. but the u.n. does not only make peace -- it also orders peacekeeping operations. these presume that both sides want to lay down their arms. >> studies show that if peacekeeping missions are sent in, peacekeeping missions as 60% to 80% more likely to hold. one current example of a successful un peacekeeping force is the mission to liberia. >> nearly a decade ago, the security council sent in thousands of peacekeepers to liberia. a civil war had devastated the country. just two years after that, ellen johnson was elected president, the first woman to lead an african state. former dictator charles taylor was put on trial for war crimes. for the u.n., it was a success story, but in syria, the legitimacy of the security council is in jeopardy. russia and china had vetoed an intervention. no one thinks that getting rid of their veto ri
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